Taxon details

Chrysilla volupe (Karsch, 1879)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2020-09-07
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka
Type deposit provide information
  • Holotype: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMB), Germany (database export of type material, March 2019); Attus volupe Karsch, 1879, (1745)
Taxonomic references
Attus volupe Karsch, 1879d: 552 (Dm).
Siler semiglaucus Prószyński, 1985: 63, f. 16-17 (f, misidentified per Caleb et al., 2018: 144, conspecifity already doubted in Salticidae Database Prószyński (2016)).
Phintella volupe Żabka, 1988: 465, f. 122-125 (Tm from Attus=Salticus, where "nicht zu deuten!" per Roewer).
Phintella volupe Caleb & Mathai, 2014b: 64, f. 15-23 (m).
Chrysilla volupe Caleb, 2016b: 271 (T from Phintella).
Chrysilla volupe Thumar & Dholakia, 2018: 2, pl. 1-6 (m).
Chrysilla volupe Caleb et al., 2018a: 144, f. 1-25 (m, Df).
Chrysilla volupe Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2019: 49, f. 20C-F, 21A-E, 22A-D (mf).

Caleb, J. T. D. & Mathai, M. T. (2014b). Description of some interesting jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from South India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2(5): 63-71. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caleb, J. T. D. (2016b). New data on the jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from India. Arthropoda Selecta 25(3): 271-277. doi:10.15298/arthsel.25.3.06 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Caleb, J. T. D., Sanap, R. V., Patel, K. G., Sudhin, P. P., Nafin, K. S. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2018a). First description of the female of Chrysilla volupe (Karsch, 1879) (Araneae: Salticidae: Chrysillini) from India, with notes on the species’ distribution and life history. Arthropoda Selecta 27(2): 143-153. doi:10.15298/arthsel.27.2.06 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kanesharatnam, N. & Benjamin, S. P. (2019). Multilocus genetic and morphological phylogenetic analysis reveals a radiation of shiny South Asian jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae). ZooKeys 839: 1-81. doi:10.3897/zookeys.839.28312 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Karsch, F. (1879d). Arachnologische Beiträge. Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 52: 534-562. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Prószyński, J. (1985). On Siler, Silerella, Cyllobelus and Natta (Araneae, Salticidae). Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 39: 69-85. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Thumar, R. H. & Dholakia, A. H. (2018). First record of Chrysilla volupe Karsch, 1879 (Araneae: Salticidae) in agroecosystem of Navsari at Gujarat, India. Research Hub – International Multidisciplinary Research Journal 5(2, 10): 1-4. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Żabka, M. (1988). Salticidae (Araneae) of Oriental, Australian and Pacific regions, III. Annales Zoologici, Warszawa 41: 421-479. download pdf -- Show included taxa

External Resource References

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Metzner, H. (2019). Jumping spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae) of the world. Online at

Prószyński, J. (2016). Monograph of Salticidae (Araneae) of the World 1995-2015. Part II. Global Species Database of Salticidae (Araneae). Version October 30th, 2016, online at download pdf

Edit history
Date Type Reference Detail
2020-09-07 Species distribution update n/a (Old value)
2020-02-28 New taxonomic reference entry Thumar & Dholakia, 2018 n/a
2019-04-18 New taxonomic reference entry Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2019 n/a
2018-07-09 New taxonomic reference entry Prószyński, 1985 n/a
2018-06-27 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb et al., 2018a n/a
2018-06-27 First description of female Caleb et al., 2018a n/a (Old value)
2016-09-29 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb, 2016b n/a
2016-09-29 Species transferred to new genus Caleb, 2016b Species transferred from Phintella to Chrysilla
2014-09-29 New taxonomic reference entry Caleb & Mathai, 2014b n/a
2014-09-29 Species distribution update Caleb & Mathai, 2014b n/a (Old value)